Fellowships for PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and senior museum professionals whose fields of study are related to the fine arts of the Western world and who are preferably United States citizens under the age of forty. Awards support 3-12 months of research at the Metropolitan Museum.
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J. Clawson Mills Scholarships support PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and senior museum professionals for one year’s study or research at the Museum or abroad in fine arts relating to the Met’s collections. These awards are generally reserved for mature scholars of demonstrated ability.
Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowships are awarded to PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and senior museum professionals for study, work, or research in fine arts fields are related to the Museum’s collections, with preference given to students in the decorative arts under forty years of age.
Theodore Rousseau Fellowships are awarded for the training of students whose goal is to enter museums as curators of painting. Applicants must be enrolled for at least one year in an advanced degree program in the field of art history.
The Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art is awarded to a promising young scholar for one year’s study or research in The American Wing on an aspect of the Met’s collections. Applicants should have been enrolled for at least one year in an advanced degree program in American art or culture.
The Sherman Fairchild Fellowship is available for study and training in the following Museum conservation departments: Arms and Armor, Asian Art Conservation, The Costume Institute, Musical Instruments, Objects Conservation (including sculpture, metalwork, glass, ceramics, furniture, and archaeological objects), Paintings Conservation, Paper Conservation, Photograph Conservation, Scientific Research, or Textile Conservation.The term for the fellowship award is […]
This internship is awarded to a student who has recently graduated from college or is enrolled in an art history M.A. program and would use the internship to continue in a career in art history. Applicants should come from a background of financial need or other disadvantage that might jeopardize pursuit of such a career. […]
This year-long internship is awarded to an individual who is either finishing or has recently been awarded an M.A. The intern assists one or more curators with research and documentation of the permanent collections, special exhibitions, or other projects. The intern participates in the Summer Internship Program orientation.
Awarded to an outstanding graduate student in a US doctoral program and who has submitted an outline of a thesis dealing with either Greek or Roman art. Preference is given to the applicant who will profit most from utilizing the resources of the Department of Greek and Roman Art.
Fellowship for PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, or museum professionals with promising art historical projects that will contribute to Medieval Art and who will benefit most from the Department of Medieval Art’s and The Cloisters’ collections and guidance.